In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(at all times, invariably)siemprethey almost / nearly always win — casi siempre ganan
- the method doesn't always work — el método no siempre funciona
- we're going to Italy, always supposing we have enough money — vamos a ir a Italia, siempre y cuando nos alcance el dinero
- he's always shouting/bossing people around — es un gritón/mandón
- I'm always banging my head on that beam — siempre me doy con la cabeza contra esa viga
- Because of the astronomical position of Mercury, it is always close to the Sun.
- This is always a lovely community occasion and a large attendance is anticipated.
- They are always referring to my past, but honestly I never think about that night in Munich any more.
- We, as a nation, are always complaining of staff shortages in these establishments.
- And the staff are always at the end of a telephone to provide additional support.
- It's as if the contestants really are in an enchanted land, one where the sun always shines.
- Then there was the obligatory annoying kid that you always get in these movies.
- Most probably, but consistency has always been our bugbear so we must wait and see.
- In the good times the chief executive's pay always seems to rise at a faster rate than earnings.
- His greatest problem has always been that they inevitably prove to be incompatible.
- This annual dinner for the committee and their friends is always an enjoyable occasion.
- Traffic problems should not be allowed spoil what is always a truly great occasion.
- As usual a request would crop up for a song from Johnny Kelly and always there had to be a repeat.
- I loved Halloween but the costume selection part of it was always the most annoying.
- It was a pretty close vote but it shows that quality will always rise to the top.
- The sun always shines on this side of the hills but the beech trees give lots of shade.
- For any Christian the resort to arms must always be the very last resort.
- No matter what time of the day or night you go through, everyone's always honking their horn.
- I suppose some would call it a woman's book which always sounds a bit derogatory to me.
- They fly in low, up to two dozen pairs at a time, always along the edge closest to the sun and always facing into the wind.
- There's something that always seems to be missed when talking about re-design.
- In the run up to special occasions, I always buy a large Stilton and stand it on a dish in the fridge.
- Life is blissful where the sun always shines and the money keeps rolling in.
- Occupying powers always resort to such methods to subdue resistance to their rule.
- On these occasions he always professed his innocence of the murder, although he knew who did it.
- War should in any case always be a last resort in settling an international conflict.
- Before there was always something missing that prevented the analogy from being complete.
- While this is all good and well there is something that we always miss out on.
- You simply cannot move the country forward if you are always focused on the past.
- Did you ever notice that they always seem to want to have the last word on an argument?
- The rations handed out to the poor are always missing one or two items.
- It always amazes me when people seem to take forever to get things like domain names, or company formations.
- It is always an honour to rise at the start of a parliamentary session and make a speech.
- It saddens me that no matter how much he does that is good and positive, his past is always thrown in his face.
- The defeat he always insisted was inevitable has come and gone and cost Celtic nothing.
- Remember those days and evenings when the sun always shone and cricket was the only game in town?
- Liam had always been the annoying kid next door who my mother constantly nagged me to be nice to.
- Time is always available for politicians to endlessly repeat their deceptive claims, however.
- Over the years it seemed to become a household name and the event is always an occasion to look forward to.
- In her memory, the sun was always shining, the air warm, though it was really late fall.
2(alternatively)siempreen todo casowe can always come back tomorrow — siempre / en todo caso podemos volver mañana
- you could always wear your black dress — siempre / en último caso podrías ponerte el vestido negro
- Whatever the future holds, Strasser will always have his high-profile past to relish.
- I think separation seems a bit more straightforward than a divorce and we can always get one at a later stage.
- Failing that, inside the house there is always at least one space we turn to by way of retreat.
- Failing this there is always the marvellous views of the French Alps to look forward to.
- Failing that, they can always use some insulating tape and chewing gum to hold the spaghetti together.
- As a last resort you could always throw out the computer, but could you survive without eBay?
- If things don't work out, you can always go to law school.
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